Ball is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,990 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ball is the 103rd largest community in Louisiana.
Ball is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ball is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ball who work in sales jobs (15.23%), office and administrative support (14.12%), and healthcare (9.68%).
Also of interest is that Ball has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Ball’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ball has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ball a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ball rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.76% of adults 25 and older in Ball have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Ball in 2010 was $21,907, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,628 for a family of four. However, Ball contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ball home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ball residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ball include French , German, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Ball is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Arabic.